July 31 2015 Latest news:

Lifestyle

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Keeping sight of the ‘Cockney Sparrow’ in London

Sparrows have a rich history in this city, so let’s hope they stick around, says Bob Gilbert.

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Education

The University of Westminster's main campus in Marylebone. Picture: Polly Hancock

Isis killer’s former university tops list for ‘extremist’ preachers on campus

A new report has warned that a “culture conducive” to non-violent extremism has emerged at the former university of Isis killer Mohammed Emwazi - as it tops a list of “worst offenders” for hosting radical preachers.

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High Speed 2

Lord Adonis was said to have thought up the HS2 project while in his bath

Fury as Lord Adonis of Camden takes £950-a-day HS2 job to ‘destroy borough’

A pioneer of the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link currently on track to bring decades of building work to the heart of Camden is to be one of the first residents to benefit from the scheme – after taking a job as its promoter for £950-a-day.

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Obituaries

Former Haringey Council leader Cllr George Meehan has died aged 71

Former Haringey Council leader dies aged 71

The former leader of Haringey Council, who served as a councillor for more than 40 years, has died today aged 71 following a short illness.

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Competitions

Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Win £100 to spend on shoes at Sole Trader

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

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